Canada Day is this week …and Big Larry is pretty excited. Canada Day has always been the kickoff of summer for me. To be honest, I’m not really celebrating our nation’s birthday as much as I’m just celebrating the fact that summer is here!
I wait ten months for these two months of sunshine so damn right I’m going to celebrate “opening day” with a bang. I know we get sunshine for more than just those two months but its not the same. The kids are still in school and most of my friends and still teaching so we really only get July and August together …I look forward to those months.
July 1st has always been the unofficial kickoff for me though and after the 12-year covid lockout (felt like that long), I can’t wait to get out to celebrate this year, while seeing some old faces. It’s been way too long.
It’s incredible to think how far we’ve come over the last few years though, in terms of where we are with cannabislegalization. With lockdowns being front and center the last few years, we’ve really only had one covid free Canada day since legalization happened back in October of 2018; it will be nice to actually get out there and celebrate without any restrictions in place.
What I’m looking forward to the most is just sitting outside, smoking a joint with friends, without worrying about neighbours giving dirty looks and without the fuzz ruining our fun …more so the latter.